Jonathan Lucroy is headed to the Rockies

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Sep 10, 2016; Anaheim, CA, USA; Texas Rangers catcher Jonathan Lucroy (25) points to the dugout after hitting a two-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels during the eighth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

The Colorado Rockies have just traded for former All-Star catcher, Jonathan Lucroy, according to Ken Rosenthal.

This trade solidifies the Rockies’ win now mindset. The Rockies are currently 60-45 which  puts them in a tie for second-place with the Diamondbacks. Despite that, the Rockies currently have a six game lead in the NL wild card and look to hold this spot for the rest of the year.

Lucroy has not had the best seasons so far in 2017. Lucroy is slashing just .242/.297/.338 with just four HRs, but in the thin Colorado air, Lucroy could see some minor improvements in all categories. The Rockies look to pencil in Lucroy as their everyday catcher in hope his veteran presence can help power the Rockies to the play-offs.

The players headed to the Rangers are unknown as of now but should be released soon.

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